A 22 year-old-man killed three members of his family on Monday in Parwan province, local officials said Tuesday.
Ghulam Sanaye Stanikzai, the Parwan police chief, said a man named Bilal is accused of committing the crime and was an army soldier.
According to Stanikzai, the incident occurred on late Monday night during a dispute.
The man shot his wife, sister and his father-in-law with an AK-47.
The man fled the area and police are searching for him, Stanikzai said.